Saara-Maria Salonen

The new checkpoint that will connect northern Finland with the Russian Kola Peninsula is partly solar powered. It is due to open in fall 2021.
July 30, 2021
After foreign travel has been in halt for more than a year and a half, business owners across Lapland are expecting an upsurge of travellers once restrictions are eased. Having invested heavily in the tourism industry in recent years, next winter will be the deciding point for the future of many local businesses.
July 18, 2021
During the extraordinary year 2020, Sunna Kitti finished her nearly six-year long project of crafting her graphic novel, Jiehtanasa Iđit (Morning of the Giants). Delayed slightly by studies and work, the North Sámi illustrator’s first full length novel has been welcomed in the community with open arms.
July 07, 2021
While most of the Finnish north is in demographic crisis, Inari struggles to find housing for all its newcomers
June 22, 2021